Posts Tagged ‘construction’

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: The Great Indoors

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: The Great Indoors

A real estate developer incorporated an uncommon natural element into his home in the Catskills after harboring his idea for several...Read More...

Study Connects Project Delivery Methods/Sustainability Goals

Study Connects Project Delivery Methods/Sustainability Goals

The first comprehensive study to explore the impact of project delivery methods and procurement procedures on achieving sustainable design and construction goals was released earlier this...Read More...

FM Alert: 2010 Construction Outlook

FM Alert: 2010 Construction Outlook

Highlights from the 2010 Construction Outlook of McGraw-Hill...Read More...

OSHA Construction Safety Course Mandatory in Seven States

OSHA Construction Safety Course Mandatory in Seven States

The states with an OSHA law already in effect are Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, and most recently, Missouri. The state of Nevada OSHA training law becomes effective January 1,...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: A Floating World

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: A Floating World

The world’s first floating apartment complex, The Citadel, will incorporate the benefits of water into the infrastructure of the...Read More...

New Wing At Cleveland Museum Of Art

New Wing At Cleveland Museum Of Art

Its completion marks the opening of the first of three planned...Read More...

Architecture Billings Index Takes Turn for the Worse

Architecture Billings Index Takes Turn for the Worse

As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to 12 month lag time between architecture billings and construction...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: What's Wrong With This Picture?

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: What's Wrong With This Picture?

In the early hours of Saturday, June 27, 2009, something seriously wrong happened to a nearly completed 13 story block of residential flats in the suburbs of Shanghai. No, it wasn't destroyed by...Read More...

Architecture Billings Index Shows No Significant Improvement in Business Conditions

Architecture Billings Index Shows No Significant Improvement in Business Conditions

There has been a recent moderation in the downturn in design services billings, but the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) reveals that an economic recovery has...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Risky Business

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Risky Business

The backlash proved too much to go ahead with opening this...Read More...